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Source Citations


John Anthony Gex

1Ohio Valley, Memoirs of the Lower, Volume 1. Federal Publishing Co. 1905, Madison, Wisconsin, p.150, 977 D3m. "a wealthy farmer and stock raiser of Carroll county, Ky., residing near Ghent, was born in Gallatin county of that state, Feb. 15, 1819. He is a son of Anthony and Cyrena (Price) Gex, the former a native of Switzerland and the latter of Gallatin county, Ky. His grandfather, Louis Gex, came to America about the beginning of the nineteenth century; his father, Anthony, came with his uncle, Luke Obousier, in 1802. For some years the family lived in Vevay, Ind., where Louis Gex was a merchant. He went to New Harmony, Ind., where he passed the remainder of his days, and his son, Anthony, settled in Gallatin county. There he became a successful farmer, was active in politics as a Whig, a member of the Universalist church, and reared a family of ten children, John A. being the second of the family. At the age of twenty-one years John A. Gex decided to adopt the life of a river man and for about nine years was engaged in boating on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. He then bought a farm of 200 acres and turned his attention to stock raising. Adding to his first purchase of land he now has a fine farm, over 450 acres, besides 1,000 acres of good farming land in Missouri. In his early political life Mr. Gex was a Whig, but since the dissolution of that party he has affiliated with the Republicans, though he has never been what might be called an active politician. He is a Master Mason in good standing, and both himself and wife are members of the Christian church. In April, 1848, Mr. Gex was married to Henrietta Brookin, a daughter of Robert E. Brookin, a well-known farmer of Clark county, Ky. To this union there were born five children. Robert E. is a farmer in Missouri; Anthony, Maria, Louis and Louise are all deceased. All his children were educated by private teachers and fitted for useful stations in life. Mrs. Gex, the wife and mother, died in 1901."


Roger Kirkpatrick Brooking

11880 U.S. Census, FHF 1255317 pg 500C, 25 Jun 1880. "Brooking, R. K. WM 56 M Farmer Kentucky Virginia Kentucky
--------, Pauline E. WF 43 wife M Keeping house Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Marium WF 21 S Daughter without occupation Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, William WM 19 S Son assists on Farm Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Walter WM 17 S Son assists on Farm Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Edward WM 15 S Son assists on Farm Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Lee WM 12 S Son at home Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Franklin WM 9 Son S Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Juenius WM 7 Son S Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, Sallie WF 6 Daughter S Texas Kentucky Kentucky
--------, John WM 2 Son S Texas Kentucky Kentucky."

21900 U.S. Census, T623_1655 pg 5B, 12 Jun 1900. "LeDuke, Amos H Head WM Jan 1863 37 M 8 Tennessee Indiana Indiana Farmer
------, Sallie F Wife WF Aug 1875 24 M 8 4 4 Texas Kentucky Kentucky
------, Amos C Son WM Jan 1893 7 S Texas Tennessee Texas
------, Mannie B Daughter WF Feb 1895 5 S Texas Tennessee Texas
------, Golda G Daughter WF Nov 1896 3 S Texas Tennessee Texas
------, Virgil C Son WM Dec 1898 1 S Texas Tennessee Texas
Brooking, Roger K Father-in-law WM Mar 1824 76 Wd Kentucky Virginia Kentucky Farmer."


John "Ye Elder" Catlett

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86322573. "John Catlet, Gent., Jr. (ye elder) was a son of John Catlet, Sr. and his unknown wife. John Catlet, Sr. was born about 1540 in Sittingbourne, County Kent, Eng. He died after 1580.

John Catlet, Sr. was of the English landed gentry and a desendant of Hugh de Catte, who lived at Catts Place where the manor was called Catlet's Salmon-- before 1464. Hugh de Catte, as he was an owner of "Catts Place" way before the 15th century. According to The History of County Kent, England, printed by Harris in 1917, "The mansion was anciently the residence of Hugh de Catte, from whom it acquired its name. His descendants continued to possess it until the Reign of Henry VI (1442)." (Vol. III, page 2)

John Catlet, Gent., Jr. (ye elder.) married first Elizabeth Fauncis on 29-Oct-1588 at Canterbury, County of Kent, England.

They were the parents of
George Catlett, Gent.
John Catlet, (ye younger)
Thomas Catlett
Mary (Catlett) Gibbs

John Catlet's will was proved on 26-Apr-1622, at Newington, County Kent, England.

John Catlett's will listed his children:
George Catlett ("eldest son"),
Thomas Catlett,
John Catlett,
Mary Gibbs,
Alice Wills,
George Catlett ("youngest son"),
Elizabeth Catlett, and
Jane Catlett.

George-the youngest son, Elizabeth, and Jane were not 18 when John made his will. Grandchildren listed were
John Gibbs,
Henery Gibbs,
Elizabeth Gibbs,
Mary Gibbs,
Ann Chambers,
John Wills,
Debora Wills, and
Walter Wills.

His 2nd wife, Elizabeth (unknown), was executrix of the will, proved 16 April, 1622." Image.

2England - Kent Sittingbourne Burial Transcriptions 1561-1922, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f83299616. Image.


Elizabeth Frauncis

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139579978. Image.


Anne Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JS7J-NB9. Image.

2England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDQH-D5M. Image.


Dorothy Catlett

1England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDQH-D5W. Image.


Ezekiel Catlett

1England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDQH-6J9. Image.


John "Ye Elder" Catlett

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86322573. "John Catlet, Gent., Jr. (ye elder) was a son of John Catlet, Sr. and his unknown wife. John Catlet, Sr. was born about 1540 in Sittingbourne, County Kent, Eng. He died after 1580.

John Catlet, Sr. was of the English landed gentry and a desendant of Hugh de Catte, who lived at Catts Place where the manor was called Catlet's Salmon-- before 1464. Hugh de Catte, as he was an owner of "Catts Place" way before the 15th century. According to The History of County Kent, England, printed by Harris in 1917, "The mansion was anciently the residence of Hugh de Catte, from whom it acquired its name. His descendants continued to possess it until the Reign of Henry VI (1442)." (Vol. III, page 2)

John Catlet, Gent., Jr. (ye elder.) married first Elizabeth Fauncis on 29-Oct-1588 at Canterbury, County of Kent, England.

They were the parents of
George Catlett, Gent.
John Catlet, (ye younger)
Thomas Catlett
Mary (Catlett) Gibbs

John Catlet's will was proved on 26-Apr-1622, at Newington, County Kent, England.

John Catlett's will listed his children:
George Catlett ("eldest son"),
Thomas Catlett,
John Catlett,
Mary Gibbs,
Alice Wills,
George Catlett ("youngest son"),
Elizabeth Catlett, and
Jane Catlett.

George-the youngest son, Elizabeth, and Jane were not 18 when John made his will. Grandchildren listed were
John Gibbs,
Henery Gibbs,
Elizabeth Gibbs,
Mary Gibbs,
Ann Chambers,
John Wills,
Debora Wills, and
Walter Wills.

His 2nd wife, Elizabeth (unknown), was executrix of the will, proved 16 April, 1622." Image.

2England - Kent Sittingbourne Burial Transcriptions 1561-1922, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f83299616. Image.


George "Ye Younger" Catlett

1Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, Page 3, FHL 929.273 B345s. "John Catlett, ye elder, of Sittingbourne, County Kenty, Gent. --Issue:
George Catlett, ye younger, of Sandwich, in ye County of Kent, Mariner. Living in 1646." Image.


Thomas Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNPT-TL2. Image.

2England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NTLF-D9F. "Christening Date 06 Aug 1589." Image.

3England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNPT-TLL. Image.

4Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, Page 2 & Page 3, FHL 929.273 B345s. "The Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. III, p. 63, contains the following from Chancery Proceedings, Charles I, C. C. 39, 20th April, 1648:
  "Humbly complaining, sheweth unto y'e honour yo'r orrators: George Catlett ye elder, of Blackwell, in County Middlesex, gent., Judeth Catlett, Thomas Catlett, William and Edward Catlett, sonnes of ye s'd Judeth and of Thomas Catlett, late of Sittingbourne, in ye County of Kent, deceased, by ye s'd Judeth Catlett, their mother and guardian, George Catlett ye younger, of Sandwich, in ye County of Kent, marriner, and John Catlett, sonne of John Catlett ye younger, yo'r orrators, George Catlett ye elder, and Thomas Catlett, deceased, George Catlett ye younger, being all
sonnes of John Catlett ye elder, late of Sittingbourne, in ye County of Kent aforesaid, gentleman, deceased,—
  "Whereas, heretofore, yt. abt. Easter, 1646, George Catlett ye elder, and Thomas Catlett, George Catlett, ye younger, and John Catlett ye younger, did exhibit their Bill of Complaynt against Silvester Herlakenden and Roger Herlakenden, thereby shewing yt. Walter Herlakenden, late of Mole Ashe, in County Kent, gent., deceased, father of the s'd Silvester and Roger, was lawfully seized in his demesne as of fee in ye manor of Uston, ... and tenements
belonging in Brensett in ye s'd county; and ye s'd Walter Herlakendon, being thereof seized by Indenture 12th July
conveyed unto John Catlett ye elder, for security of £69, all his estate, title, interest in ye manor of Uston, on condition nevertheless that is Katherine Trollop, widdowe, her ex'orr or assigns, or

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ye s'd Walter Harlakendon, his ex'orr and assigns, pay unto John Catlett ye elder, his heires and assigns, in ye South Porch of ye Church of Sittingbourne ye some of £69, in instalments at certain tymes, ye s'd Indenture sh'd be voyd, and your complanients shewed that noe part of the said money was paid, and the property descended unto ye complainents, George Catlett ye elder, Thomas Catlett, deceased, George Catlett ye younger, and to John Catlett ye younger, father of ye compl't, John Catlett." [This last was John Catlett, of Virginia.]

Page 3 (Chart)
John Catlett, ye elder, of Sittingbourne, County Kenty, Gent. -- Issue:
Thomas2 Catlett, of Sittingbourne, was dead in 1648; wife Judith, was daughter of Gawen Heard, of Maston, County Kent. Their son,
Thomas3 Catlett of Hollingbourne, County Kent., gent., living in 1663 (Visitation of Kent). married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Thatcher, of Hollingbourne.

Issue of Thomas3 Catlett:
Thomas, Son and Heir, aged four in 1663.
Elizabeth
Judith

(This line of "Thomas" is from the Visitation of Kent, 1663.)." Image.

5England Marriages, 1538-1973, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNWX-Y6D. Image.


Judith Heard

1England Marriages, 1538-1973, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNWX-Y6D. Image.


John Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JQWH-Y9B. Image.

2England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDWC-VZZ. Image.


Grace Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N189-5BL. Image.


Elizabeth Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N1Z8-XJJ. Image.

2England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JQWH-YW5. Image.

3England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J82Z-Q4C. Image.

4England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDWC-29Z. Image.


Judith Catlett

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7G8-322. Image.

2England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JSQG-K4R. Image.

3England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JW3Y-3F4. Image.


John "Ye Younger" Catlett

1Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, Page 3, FHL 929.273 B345s. "John Catlett, ye elder, of Sittingbourne, County Kenty, Gent. -- Issue: John2 Catlett, ye younger, was dead 1624, when his widow, Sarah, Married (II) Lodowick Rowzie, of Ashford, aged 36, by whom were Ralph, Edward and Sara Rowzie.
-- issue:
John3 Catlett, born about 1622, came to Virginia in 1650 with Ralph and Edward Rowzie and sons, Nicholas and Thomas Catlett, and settled on the Rappahannock River." Image.

2Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Page 12. "Starting with Jno. ye younger, d. before 1626 (when his widow, Sarah Catlett, 24 years old, Mar. (II) Lodowick Rowzee, aged 36, and bachelor, and doctor of physics), and Sarah, his wife, who furnished their only son, Col. John Catlett, as the immigrant to Virginia in 1650. Col. John appears to have married before coming to Virginia, since there accompanied him Thomas and Nicholas, apparently his sons, and since no mention is made of his wife, it is presumed she died before he left England. He was accompanied by his half-brother, Ralph Rowzee, and together they patented lands, and also a half-brother, Edward Rowzee. Thomas and Nicholas Catlett, though coming over at the same time, did not patent lands until later, showing them to be minors. Thomas Catlett was witness in 1661, and Nicholas patents lands and records his mark for hogs in 1665. Col. John, Thomas and Nicholas are found associated closely in all the early records, and unless proven to the contrary it is reasonable to assume that both Thomas and Nicholas were sons by a deceased wife." Image.

3Kent Archives Office, Maidstone, Kentish wills, genealogical extracts from sixteenth century wills in the Consistory Court of Canterbury, # 942.2 P2k. Ref. PRC32/46 Folio 273d. "Will on 19 July 1625 at Sittingbourne, Kent, England.
I - John CATLETT of Sittingbourne, Kent, gentleman. sick. Soul to God and to be buried at Sittingbourne. Bequests: Poore of Sittingbourne £3 within 3 months after my decease.

Elizabeth GIBBS and Mary GIBBS daughters of Samuel GIBBS £5 each at the age of 21 years or marriage. Remainder to survivor.

Ann CHAMBERS and Deborra WILLS and John WILLS the son of John WILLS and to Walter WILLS his son £3 each at the age of 21 yrs or marriage.

Alice WILLS my sister £5 in 1 year after my decease.

Elizabeth DENCE of Canterbury 30s to make her a ring, withing 3 months after my decease.

Two brethern Thomas CATLETT and George CATLETT 40 s each for a ring to be given within 3 months after my decease.

Residue to Sara my wife she to be sole executrix of this present testament and will.

Last Will of the above John CATLETT
Sara my wife to have two cherry gardens in Sittingbourne containing 4 acres for her natural life. If my wife is with child at the time of my decease then the two cherry gardens to child for ever after the decease of my wife. If not with child the two cherry gardents unto my brother Thomas CATLETT and his heirs. Sara my wife to have the benefit and profit of the house and and appurtenances wherein I now dwell, as long as she remain a widow. If she marry my two bretheren Thomas and George CATLETT the elder shall have and enjoy the lease equally. Provided that if my wife is with child then I give the lease unto my said wife and child.

To Sara my wife all lands and tenements in the parish of Swanscombe and Sittingbourne for her natural life. If with child on death of wife to child. But if not with child; after death of wife land and tenements in Swanscombe to my brother George CATLETT and his heirs and all lands and tenements in Sittingbourne (except messuage occupied by Richard MURFILD) unto my brother Thomas CATLETT. The messuage in Sittingborne occupied by Richard MURFILD to my wife for her natural life, and then child for ever. If not with child then after wife's death to sister Allice WILLS wife of John WILLS and her heirs. (No witnesses named.)

Probate granted 13 Oct. 1625 to widow and relict of deceased, Sara CATLETT who was sworn in common form. (Avant, pp. 53-54).64."

4England - Kent, Sittingbourne Parish register baptisms 1561-1893, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/44225520. Image.

5FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86148876. "John Catlet (ye younger) was born 1596/1599 at Sittingbourne in County Kent England. His parents were John Catlet, Gent.,Jr. (ye elder) and his first wife, Elizabeth (Fauncis) Catlet.

On 10-Apr-1623 John's licence to marry Sarah Hawkins was issued in Preston near Faversham, County Kent, Eng.

Their first child, Ralph Catlett, was baptized on 31-Mar-1624, and was buried on 10-Jan-1625, in County Kent, England.

The Catlet's were of the English landed gentry. John's will--Consistory Court of Canterbury; will register deposited at the Kent Archives Office, Maidstone. Ref. PRC32/46 Folio 273d. John named his brothers, sisters, and their offspring in his will. His wife Sara was named executrix. He suspected that his wife might be pregnant, so he provided also for his unborn child. John [iv] was born about 5 months after his father's death--as proved by parish baptismal record. John [iv] was their "second child."

John's will was probated on 13-Oct-1625." Image.

6England - Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Burials Transcription, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/44219191. Image.

7England Marriages, 1538-1973, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNZX-28Z. "Name: John Catlett
Spouse's Name: Sara Hawkins
Event Date: 21 Apr 1623
Event Place: Preston-Next-Faversham, Kent, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I04420-4
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1752061
Reference ID: it 2

Citing this Record:
"England Marriages, 1538–1973  ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNZX-28Z : 10 December 2014), John Catlett and Sara Hawkins, 21 Apr 1623; citing Preston-Next-Faversham, Kent, England, reference it 2, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,752,061." Image.

8England - Kent, East Kent marriage index 1538-1754, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2feastkent%2fmar%2f006908%2f1. "First name(s) John
Last name Catlett
Birth year 1598
Age 24
Occupation Yeoman
Residence Sittingbourne
Marriage year 1622
Marriage date 21 Apr 1622
Marriage place Preston Next Faversham
Spouse's first name(s) Sara
Spouse's last name Hawkins
Spouse's birth year 1603
Spouse's age 19
Spouse's residence Canterbury All SS
Notes He abt.24 she abt.19 d.of Ralph alderman
County Kent
Country England
Record set Kent, East Kent Marriage Index 1538-1754
Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
Subcategory Parish Marriages
Collections from England, United Kingdom
© Dean and Chapter of Canterbury." Image.

9England - Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriages Transcription, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fcant%2fm%2f97217072%2f2. Image.


Sarah Hawkins

1Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Descendants of Col. John Catlett, the immigrant, and wife, Elizabeth Underwood, Page 4, FHL 929.273 B345s. "The Canterbury Marriage Licenses contain, among others, the following:
"1626: Sept. 19. Lodwick Rowzie, of Ashford, Doctor of Physic, bachelor, about 36, and Sarah Catlet, of St. Peter's, Canterbury, widow, about 24, relict of John Catlett, late of Sittingbourne, gentleman, deceased, at Bettersden."."
verifies she was born in 1602. Image.

2England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JS7M-N6L. Image.

3England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Image.

4FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86149456. "Sarah Hawkins was a daughter of Ralph Hawkins and Martha (Baldwin) Hawkins.

Based on her age on first marriage license, Sarah was born about 1604. Based on her age on the second marriage license, Sarah was born about 1602. After the death of her husband, John "Ye Younger" Catlett, Sarah left her home in Sittingbourne Parish, County of Kent and returned to the home of her father, Ralph Hawkins, in Canterbury, County of Kent, for the birth of her posthumous child--Col.John Catlett.

The wise Sarah (Hawkins) Catlett married Lodowick Rowzie/Rousey, Sr., MD, on 20-Sep-1626, Bethersden, County Kent, England.

Lodowick was a "Doctor of Physic" in County Kent, England.

Sarah and Lodowick had six children:
Ralph Rowzie/Rousey
Lodowick Rowzee, Jr.
Catheren Rowzee
Sarah Rowzie/Rowzee
Edward Rowzie, Sr.
Martha Rowzee." Image.

5England Marriages, 1538-1973, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNZX-28Z. "Name: John Catlett
Spouse's Name: Sara Hawkins
Event Date: 21 Apr 1623
Event Place: Preston-Next-Faversham, Kent, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I04420-4
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1752061
Reference ID: it 2

Citing this Record:
"England Marriages, 1538–1973  ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNZX-28Z : 10 December 2014), John Catlett and Sara Hawkins, 21 Apr 1623; citing Preston-Next-Faversham, Kent, England, reference it 2, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,752,061." Image.

6England - Kent, East Kent marriage index 1538-1754, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2feastkent%2fmar%2f006908%2f1. "First name(s) John
Last name Catlett
Birth year 1598
Age 24
Occupation Yeoman
Residence Sittingbourne
Marriage year 1622
Marriage date 21 Apr 1622
Marriage place Preston Next Faversham
Spouse's first name(s) Sara
Spouse's last name Hawkins
Spouse's birth year 1603
Spouse's age 19
Spouse's residence Canterbury All SS
Notes He abt.24 she abt.19 d.of Ralph alderman
County Kent
Country England
Record set Kent, East Kent Marriage Index 1538-1754
Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
Subcategory Parish Marriages
Collections from England, United Kingdom
© Dean and Chapter of Canterbury." Image.

7England - Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriages Transcription, https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fcant%2fm%2f97217072%2f2. Image.

8Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Page 3. "John Catlett, ye elder, of Sittingbourne, County Kenty, Gent. -- Issue: John2 Catlett, ye younger, was dead 1624, when his widow, Sarah, Married (II) Lodowick Rowzie, of Ashford, aged 36, by whom were Ralph, Edward and Sara Rowzie.
-- issue:
John3 Catlett, born about 1622, came to Virginia in 1650 with Ralph and Edward Rowzie and sons, Nicholas and Thomas Catlett, and settled on the Rappahannock River." Image.

9Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924 (Main Author) & Stubbs, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, A history of two Virginia families transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop 1638 & John Catlett 1622, Page 12. "Starting with Jno. ye younger, d. before 1626 (when his widow, Sarah Catlett, 24 years old, Mar. (II) Lodowick Rowzee, aged 36, and bachelor, and doctor of physics), and Sarah, his wife, who furnished their only son, Col. John Catlett, as the immigrant to Virginia in 1650. Col. John appears to have married before coming to Virginia, since there accompanied him Thomas and Nicholas, apparently his sons, and since no mention is made of his wife, it is presumed she died before he left England. He was accompanied by his half-brother, Ralph Rowzee, and together they patented lands, and also a half-brother, Edward Rowzee. Thomas and Nicholas Catlett, though coming over at the same time, did not patent lands until later, showing them to be minors. Thomas Catlett was witness in 1661, and Nicholas patents lands and records his mark for hogs in 1665. Col. John, Thomas and Nicholas are found associated closely in all the early records, and unless proven to the contrary it is reasonable to assume that both Thomas and Nicholas were sons by a deceased wife." Image.

10Kent Archives Office, Maidstone, Kentish wills, genealogical extracts from sixteenth century wills in the Consistory Court of Canterbury, # 942.2 P2k. Ref. PRC32/46 Folio 273d. "Will on 19 July 1625 at Sittingbourne, Kent, England.
I - John CATLETT of Sittingbourne, Kent, gentleman. sick. Soul to God and to be buried at Sittingbourne. Bequests: Poore of Sittingbourne £3 within 3 months after my decease.

Elizabeth GIBBS and Mary GIBBS daughters of Samuel GIBBS £5 each at the age of 21 years or marriage. Remainder to survivor.

Ann CHAMBERS and Deborra WILLS and John WILLS the son of John WILLS and to Walter WILLS his son £3 each at the age of 21 yrs or marriage.

Alice WILLS my sister £5 in 1 year after my decease.

Elizabeth DENCE of Canterbury 30s to make her a ring, withing 3 months after my decease.

Two brethern Thomas CATLETT and George CATLETT 40 s each for a ring to be given within 3 months after my decease.

Residue to Sara my wife she to be sole executrix of this present testament and will.

Last Will of the above John CATLETT
Sara my wife to have two cherry gardens in Sittingbourne containing 4 acres for her natural life. If my wife is with child at the time of my decease then the two cherry gardens to child for ever after the decease of my wife. If not with child the two cherry gardents unto my brother Thomas CATLETT and his heirs. Sara my wife to have the benefit and profit of the house and and appurtenances wherein I now dwell, as long as she remain a widow. If she marry my two bretheren Thomas and George CATLETT the elder shall have and enjoy the lease equally. Provided that if my wife is with child then I give the lease unto my said wife and child.

To Sara my wife all lands and tenements in the parish of Swanscombe and Sittingbourne for her natural life. If with child on death of wife to child. But if not with child; after death of wife land and tenements in Swanscombe to my brother George CATLETT and his heirs and all lands and tenements in Sittingbourne (except messuage occupied by Richard MURFILD) unto my brother Thomas CATLETT. The messuage in Sittingborne occupied by Richard MURFILD to my wife for her natural life, and then child for ever. If not with child then after wife's death to sister Allice WILLS wife of John WILLS and her heirs. (No witnesses named.)

Probate granted 13 Oct. 1625 to widow and relict of deceased, Sara CATLETT who was sworn in common form. (Avant, pp. 53-54).64."


Ralph Catlett

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